Omar Sosa, seckou keita & Gustavo ovalles
SHARON SHANNON & seckou keita
Seckou joined legendary Irish accordion maestro Sharon Shannon on her live show on UK tour 2019. Joined by her band, Jim Murray acoustic guitar, Jack Maher electric guitar, vocals and Sean Regan, fiddle, percussion and beatbox, Sharon performed music from her many albums throughout the years, including 2017’s Sacred Earth, on which Seckou was a key collaborator, playing kora and percussion.
Recorded at Real Worlds Studios and produced by Robert Plant producer, Justin Adams, Sacred Earth features many tracks with African influences and African musicians as collaborators and guests.
Press on sacred earth:
“fusing Irish reels with music from all over the globe.” – Mail on Sunday ****
“one of the finest accordion players on the planet.” – Colin Irwin, fRoots
“A mesmerising blend of world and Irish music encompassing African, Middle Eastern and American Styles.” – Hot Press, Sacred Earth review